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War in Ukraine: a tattoo on my ventricle

in Poetry/Politics
Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)
Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)

“I wanted to change the political situation with the infinitesimal fraction of my own participation, so I joined the Ukrainian volunteer movement. At the front line, I found friends and kindred spirits. My feelings for them poured into poetry.”

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Post-Brexit divorce: EU can keep the kids?

in Opinion/Politics
post-Brexit
Will we be moving post-Brexit? Photo credit: thomas.kopf on VisualHunt.com / CC BY-NC

It is still not clear whether Brits will be able to move to another EU country – for example, leaving Germany to take up a new job in Spain – without getting visas and work permits after 2019.

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Podcast: inspiration for your lazy Sunday

in Culture / Entertainment/Politics/What's on

Tokyo, Berlin, London and Paris are all jumping on the Klassik Underground bandwagon. Read and listen in to learn more about the event’s success story and how you can catch it, this very Sunday evening, at Leipzig’s Moritzbastei.

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Podcast: no government, but we can dance

in Culture / Entertainment/Politics

Let’s spike that Glühwein of yours with a dose of murky German political future, and then sweeten it with some music and art.

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Why is there no socialism in the USA?

in History/Politics
USA President Donald Trump.
USA President Donald Trump.

The question has haunted scholars, socialists and socialist scholars for one and a half centuries. So we also give it a try (or eight).

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Shakeup of CDU Saxony, courtesy of AfD

in Politics/Society

Can a Petry-led faction distance themselves significantly from the AfD to win over enough CDU voters and politicians? The next 18 months will be a dry run for this possibility, threatening the traditional progressiveness of Leipzig in the process.

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